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Faculty Profile

Donna Allyn Buckley

Theatre & Film
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COSTUME TECHNOLOGY
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110 ISOM HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5816
Joined UM: August 20, 2015

Areas of Expertise

  • THEATRE ARTS
  • THEATRE HISTORY, FEMINISM AND THEATRE, DRAMATURGY, DRAMATIC CRITICISM, THEATRE AND GENDER

Brief Bio

Donna Buckley is a costume technologist, costume designer and costume historian. She is an Instructional Professor of Costume Technology at the University of Mississippi. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design from Wayne State University and her bachelor of Arts from Oakland University. Donna's work experience has covered many areas in theatre from musicals and children's theatre, to classical drama and dance. She has designed for the classical Hillberry Classical Repertory Theatre, where she designed Cyrano and Macbeth and Arabian Nights. She has also worked for the Utah Shakespeare festival, Meadowbrook Theatre and the Little Globe Theatre in the Ukraine. She has also worked in film as a designer and a costumer. Some of her favorite films that she has worked on are Superman vs. Batman, Oz the Great and Powerful and All's Faire in Love. Donna enjoys the design process but is equally involved in the technology area of costume. Period clothing construction is the biggest component in her interest in costuming. She is a member of The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, The Costume Society of American, Southeastern Theatre Conference and United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

Degrees

MFA
Theatre
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY/ DETROIT, MICHIGAN (2014)